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April 12, 2021

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April 12, 2021

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Advice for holding on to slot winnings
When a streak of good luck results in a huge jackpot, it can be difficult to get up and walk out of the casino with all of your winnings. Robison and other players give some advice on how to keep those winnings in your pockets.  read more

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Las Vegas vaccinations and restrictions

In the latest episode of This Week in Gambling, we discuss how Las Vegas casinos are vaccinating their employees while the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reducing travel restrictions for those already vaccinated. Plus, there is now talk of a "Health Passport" when visiting Las Vegas.  read more
Las Vegas vaccinations and restrictions



Inside The Las Vegas Convention Center Loop

Elon Musk's underground transportation system, the Las Vegas Convention Center Loop, is operational and will be available when LVCC welcomes its first major convention, World of Concrete, in June 2021.  read more

Wynn Golf Club offering exclusive golf vacation

The package includes a special discount from Ship Sticks, the shipping provider that can deliver guests' golf clubs and luggage directly to the resort.  read more



Gun Lake Casino offering vaccine perks

The Michigan casino is offering $20 in free slot play to Rewards Members who present a completed COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card.  read more

Bally's acquires MontBleu Resort Casino

The company announced that it completed the previously announced acquisition of the Nevada resort that features 418 slots, 17 tables and 438 hotel rooms from Caesars Entertainment.  read more

Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana reveals iconic sign

Opening on 14 May, Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana revealed the iconic guitar marquee sign and uncrated the first piece of music memorabilia at the new property.  read more

Talking Stick Resort announces summer package

As part of the hotel room package, the property teamed up with Talking Stick Entertainment District to give guests access to some of Arizona's top indoor and outdoor attractions at a discounted price.  read more

Casino Del Sol honored with AAA Four Diamond Award

The Tucson casino resort has maintained this prestigious title since the property opened, demonstrating the extensive amenities and top-notch service it continues to provide year after year.  read more

Night Shift opening venue at Encore Boston Harbor

The new dining concept will feature elevated interpretations of classic pub fare created by executive chef Kyle Bradish as well as a list of Night Shift Brewing's locally crafted beers.  read more



New York approves legal online sports betting

Governor Andrew Cuomo included the framework of a mobile sports betting deal in the state's 2022 Fiscal Year budget, saying it "could be the largest sports wagering market in the U.S."  read more

Online sports betting coming to Wyoming

Last Monday, Governor Mark Gordon signed House Bill 133 into law, which allows at least five mobile sports betting licenses in Wyoming with an expected launch in September.  read more

Iowa sportsbooks set record in March

In March, online and retail sportsbooks combined to take in $161.4 million in wagers in March, up 8% from $143.6 million in wagers in February and topping January’s record $149.5 million handle.  read more

Indiana sportsbooks post second-best month

Indiana sportsbooks brought in $316.7 million in wagers in March, according to official reporting released today. That is the second-highest monthly total and up 15.6% from $273.9 million in February.  read more

Illinois sportsbooks see first month-over-month decline

Illinois retail and online sportsbooks attracted $509.8 million in wagers in February, down 12.3% from the record $581.6 million in January.  read more

Fox sues Flutter over FanDuel stake

Fox Corporation said last Tuesday it has filed a suit against Flutter Entertainment related to its option to buy an 18.6% stake in FanDuel Group.  read more

Arizona Senate to vote on sports betting bill

SB 1797 would legalize online sports betting and authorize 10 licensees to set up sportsbooks. (Fox 10 Phoenix)  read more

Maryland Senate gives preliminary sports betting approval

The newly amended legislation, which could come into effect this fall, allows for an unlimited number of digital and in-person betting licenses in five categories. (WBAL TV)  read more



Massive jackpot win at Florida casino

Yesterday, a Miami man won $546,898 playing the AGS Royal Reels slot machine at Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood.  read more

March jackpot winners at Treasure Island

The Las Vegas Strip casino paid out several jackpots in March, including a $13,000 win for a lucky player on Progressive Dancing Drum.  read more

IP Casino Resort and Spa announces March jackpots

The Biloxi casino saw multiple jackpots get paid out during the month of March, including a $20,000 win on the popular Dancing Drums slot machine.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
More than 200 commercial and tribal casinos have reopened smoke free during the pandemic, including every casino in New Jersey, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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